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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1977) 38 (3): 261–275.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Laurence A. Breiner Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 THE GENERATION OF METAPHOR IN THOMAS BROWNE By LAURENCEA. BREINER Thomas Browne has been variously treated as a scientist, a religious writer, and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1987) 48 (3): 224–241.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Raymond Stephanson © 1989 University of Washington 1987 THE PLAGUE NARRATIVES OF DEFOE AND CAMUS ILLNESS AS METAPHOR By RAYMOND STEPHANSON In her essay Illness as Metaphor, Susan Sontag writes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1968) 29 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 September 1968
... City of the West: Emerson, America, and Urban Metaphor. By MICHAEL H. COWAN.New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Yale Publi- cations in American Studies, No. IS, 1967. xiv + 284 pp. $6.50; 48s. Michael Cowan’s book falls into a standard academic genre, the thematic study that...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 1974) 35 (4): 420–423.
Published: 01 December 1974
... allegory into an application in the broader study of literary his- tory, criticism, and theory which is the discipline of this essay. ALAN1:. NAGEL University of Iowa The Theater and the Dream: From Metaphor to Form in Renaissance...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1961) 22 (2): 181–191.
Published: 01 June 1961
...Werner L. Schlotthaus Copyright © 1961 by Duke University Press 1961 INGEBORG BACHMANN’S POEM “MEIN VOGEL” AN ANALYSIS OF MODERN POETIC METAPHOR By WERNERL. SCHLOTTHAUS The history of lyric poetry shows strikingly that the modernity of a poem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1969) 30 (3): 460–462.
Published: 01 September 1969
... light of the dramatic genres which Kleist was reworking. HERBERTLINDENBERCER Stanford University Byron and the Dynamics of Metaphor. By W. PAULELLEDGE. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1968. ix + 155 pp. $5.00. Interest in...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 1975) 36 (3): 261–271.
Published: 01 September 1975
...Alan J. Singerman Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 HISTORY AS METAPHOR IN MME DE LAFAYETTE’S LA PRINCESSE DE CLEVES By ALANJ. SINGERMAN In the first published study of Mme de Lafayette’s La Princesse de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1973) 34 (2): 161–179.
Published: 01 June 1973
...Vivian R. Pollak Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 “THAT FINE PROSPERITY” ECONOMIC METAPHORS IN EMILY DICKINSON’S POETRY By VIVIANR. POLLAK Economic metaphors in Emily Dickinson’s poetry are an...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1961) 22 (2): 214–215.
Published: 01 June 1961
... pictures-of title pages and the like-have any relation to the text. FREDSONBOWERS University of Virginia Image and Meaning : Metaphoric Traditions in Renaissance Poetry. By DON CAMERONALLEN. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 341–362.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Cartesian model of human beings as both body and spirit, since language consisted of material sounds as vehicles for abstract ideas. By the eighteenth century the talking bird in literature had become a metaphor for a natural language that could express the truth in any and all circumstances. In later works...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2009) 70 (3): 363–386.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Thomas J. Otten Ekphrasis undergoes a decisive shift in Nathaniel Hawthorne and his contemporaries. Whereas Gotthold Ephraim Lessing and other seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writers (John Dryden, Alexander Pope) distinguished between verbal and visual arts through metaphors of realms and...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 December 2010) 71 (4): 429–451.
Published: 01 December 2010
... strangers, transforming her ethics into an illiberal form of internationalist expansionism. By entwining these incompatible phenomena, Baum creates a lasting metaphor for U.S. foreign policy: Dorothy as the reluctant traveler who selflessly intervenes in the affairs of strangers with the intention of...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
... metaphor, untouchability becomes a universalized condition of subjection, and the goal is the production of political consciousness. Contemporary Hindi Dalit texts, however, deny the very category of the universal and insist on consciousness as a given; they do so by relying on the metonymic modes of the...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 2013) 74 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Holy Roman Empire of Charles V through shared metaphors of imperial conquest, looting, and war. For their insights and suggestions I wish to thank François Rigolot, Leonard Barkan, Bonnie Honig, Louisa Mackenzie, and the editor of MLQ , Marshall Brown. Cynthia Nazarian is assistant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2016) 77 (2): 175–191.
Published: 01 June 2016
... charming than alarming. Inevitably, interrogations led to lessons in sociability and wit to derail some missions promoted by private and public Cold Warriors. Ethical quandaries would soon turn new North American lovers of Latin America toward ironies related to the metaphor of cannibalism that Brazil’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 September 2017) 78 (3): 301–319.
Published: 01 September 2017
... pleasures of fiction, of literary study, and of metaphor. The alternative to what has been called “the poverty of context” is the richness and variety of poetic contexts, understood diachronically. Copyright © 2017 by University of Washington 2017 anachronism diachronic Dryden Milton modernity...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 2019) 80 (2): 113–139.
Published: 01 June 2019
... creative God or passive scribe must be replaced by a focus on the middle ranges of literary agency, which in turn requires theoretical elaboration. Premodern tropes of authorial activity, such as the metaphor of authorship as textile labor, gain a much fuller range of complexity and nuance when they are...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 June 1944) 5 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 June 1944
... unlikeness, alteration of one term by the other, effect of com- plex and compound terms, and methods of expressing fusion of the two concepts. The transferred verb is one of the numerous gram- matical devices used for fusing the terms of a metaphor. Herbert employed this device to produce varied...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1968) 29 (1): 110–112.
Published: 01 March 1968
... 111 not grow clearer with use: e.g., metaphor and governing or controlling metaphor, imagistic, structure, resolution, and integration. The relation between concepts is also often baing. Why, for example, is metaphorical pattern not a part of “structure,” and why does “structural control...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1 March 1949) 10 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 March 1949
... metaphors being the other. But dialogue is found not only in his novels; it is in practically everything he wrote We even find it in some of his book reviews. These furnish us with the problem of attribution which follows. A reviewer may find a book good, bad, or indifferent. He may find it...